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   Robinson; Amara. New.  

    September 25, 2010
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>> coming up, an aid in one elementary school found guilty in sexual abuse. >> the local circumstances raising eyebrows this morning. >> is it a community parade or political charades. the plifrl controversy next. >> how a new government program is making it easy to clean out your medicine cabinet. >> and it has been called a state-wide epidemic. "11 news saturday morning" starts now. >> welcome to "11 news saturday
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morning," i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm deborah weiner. first let's take a look outside with john collins. >> apparently a good weekend for stink bugs. i was out in the garden yesterday, and there were many of them. let's get with the program this morning. it is warm this morning. temperatures in the mid 70's this morning. but there is relief in sight. take a look at our live h.d. doppler radar. we could use some rain. what you are seeing out there isn't going to fix that. it is an indication that a cool front is moving into the area. so there are a few sprinkles. that's about it. i don't know if this stuff hits the ground. nonetheless, culling in behind that, there is a cool front. that will pass through during the day today. it will help knock temperatures down. instead of 90's today, we're
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going to talk about 80's today behind the front, and eventually we'll take the humidity down, as well. at the moment, the skies are clear and there is -- we'll talk about the forecast for this weekend, because there are changes coming up. >> our big story this morning, a first of its kind court decision. a former howard county teachers aid is found guilty of sex abuse. >> it is not aled he touched the vism but he did send the third grader explicit letters. >> the verdict against carl walker junior comes six months after police found out about the letters. walker started writing explicit and passionate love letters to a student in september of last year. >> he talked about how much he loved her, how he was jealous when she had a boyfriend, how he dreampt of taking her to las vegas.
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>> walker was a teacher's assistant at the school. her mother found several letters at home. the guilty verdict against walker today sets a precedent because there is no evidence of physical contact in this case. a child sex abuse case in a case with no physical con duct -- for force >> there is an exploitation element, and there is an element that he was in a position of authority. >> the statute applied carries of the burden of proving exploitation. walker clearly exploited the 8-year-old victim even though there was no physical con duct. walker could be sentenced to 25 years in prison. >> this is encouragement to people who may have experienced this same type of thing and didn't think it was a crime. perhaps they will come forward. >> kai reed, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> a defrocked catholic priest agreed to a plea deal to resolve charges he sexually abused a boy. >> the alleged boy said he was abused in 1976. the arch diocese of baltimore previously removed the priest. >> in ann arundel county police, police are looking for a man wearing a bright orange vest. they say around noon thursday he ropped a sandy spring bank in millersville. he reportedly also passed the teller a vote and got the cash
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and took off. >> another week of testimony wrapped up in the murder trial of former city councilman ken harris. yesterday jurors listen to debate. barry simpson covering the trial. he has the latest from the court house. >> prosecutors are trying to show the connection. they think evidence collected in the police investigation of the baltimore city murder of ken harris and the robbery of the new haven lounge. forensics say they collected sam samples from a number of items and collected blood from skin cells and submitted pieces of evidence. he said he examined the halloween mask winds to the shooting and the robbery of the lounge testified. the mask was found near an alley where the jazz club is located.
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he noticed red spots on the map but was inable to determine what they were. testing revealed these were not blood spots. he also checked the nose on the back and prosecutors believe d.n.a. from jereem williams was found on the mask. >> the technician testifying now can't tell the jury where the mask came from or under what circumstances it came into possession of the police department. >> the cuffs and neck were also checked for skin cells. that coat was found in the trash can behind his home. >> one of the things intriguing for me is the police department is running around pulling stuff out of garbage cans. i tried to make the point with the technician, your home garbage can has your d.n.a. in it, more likely than not. i'm not sure where the state is going at this time. >> police low kaye indicated a
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purse in the trash can. the defense asked about possible cross-contamination. >> as soon as the purse was recovered they should have taken each item out and packaged it so it could be tested. that was not done. it sat in that purse until this gentleman went through it on the 25th which is five days later that he pulled each item and was able to swab them. five days sitting in the same purse touching the same things. was it done wrong? i believe so. it should have been individually packaged so they could preserve that evidence so we could know whose d.n.a. came back on which things. >> baltimore city police are quipping themselves with a second set of eyes. more than 500 people participated in the community partnership event. every police car patroling the city last night was paired up
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with a member of the community. earlier in the day, there was a youth challenge obstacle agreement in the community, and residents were invited to tour their local precincts. >> in this morning's commitment 2010 report, the race for state delegate has taken a turn all over who can participate in a community parade. george lettis explains. >> stephanie hodges said she wants to be in the parade. she was told people running for election cannot participate in the parade but only elected officials can.
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>> it doesn't seem to be that they are trying to keep republicans are. -- republicans out. they are all the sitting delegates are democrats. >> parade organizers say the no candidate rule has been in place for 21 years. >> it doesn't have anything to do with politics. both republicans and democrats, all of which are incumbents in the parade. >> one delegate from district 32 told us, my recollection is that i participated in the parade. >> another, wane smith, said they have had the opportunity to set the ground rules. >> that might be the case, but they allowed me in the parade last year. >> hodges filed to run at this time last year. she said her -- >> the parade is not a political foreyum. >> all political figures are in or all political figures are out. >> lauren parker, register will,
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and nancy fell ps, judge of the orphans court, are scheduled to attend. >> it is 59 degrees, 72 degrees on tv hill. they are creepy, crawlly, they are horrible home invaders. >> are still ahead, we'll have the latest in the stink bug outbreak and how to keep the pests out of your home. >> mount vernonon place is being taken over by the baltimore book festival that weekend. all the details you need coming up. >> first, a live picture outside. john has your insta-weather plus forecast next. forecast next. stay with us.
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>> a cool front is on the way, and everyone will welcome that. we entered the high yesterday in the mid 90's. close to 100 down in the district of columbia. enough is enough. a cool front is coming in. out ahead of the front, the front itself is west of the mountains, still moving eastward. there are a band of clouds in western maryland and parts of pennsylvania and west virginia
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and a few sprinkles in those clouds out there. we really don't expect any event activity. you can see how there are fewer sprinkles at the end of the loop than the radar loop there. the clouds are essentially from frederick county westward. at the moment, ompe the city, we have clear skies. the moon is out. almost a full moon. it is a beautiful morning. warm this time of year. 73 at b.w.i. marshall. 77 at the inner harbor. 66% the humidity. all these readings are still high. we are still in that rather, warm humid air mass. 95 is the high yesterday at the airport, tying the record high for the date set back in 1970. so we didn't break it, but we tied it, and that's enough. the humidity is way up there, too, yesterday. yesterday's lows were 70 and 72. we were a couple degrees cooler than that. the low temperature today will be tonight, right before
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midnight. the temperatures will start dropping off. no rain yesterday. the record rainfall for this date, 1912, almost 6 inches of rain. we could use that, but rain is not in the immediate forecast. 79 at annapolis now. edgewood 75. parkton 72. frederick 70. temperatures in the upper 70's and mid 60's out in far western maryland. here you see the satellite imanl and you see that front coming out of ohio, and clouds out of ahead of it in parts of west virginia, western maryland, and western pennsylvania all over the mountains now. the cloud echo moving in may be a sprinkle were that activity out in the mountains. it looks like that's behind this. a much drier air mass is what the map will look like this evening. the front will move off to our south. slightly cooler air today, but a wave will move along that front and that means a chance of rain moving into the area. our forecast today, mostly
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sunny, clouds this morning, unseasonnably warm, still 83 to 87 the high. about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. west winds at 10 to 15 miles an hour. 66:59 the sunset. -- 6:59 the sunset. we start picking up clouds. by late in the day, probably after sunset, we could see shower chag chances, with rain chances going up on monday and tuesday and tapering off wednesday. this is welcome. we need the rain. temperatures stay in the 70's for high all week long. >> john, thank you. nbc is turning rockefeller center. >> one baltimore principle taking part in the incident. details in this morning's education alert. >> prescription drugs are now the fastest growing drug problem. officials say there is something you can do to help this program. the latest coming up.
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>> you can find books and authors from across the country at the baltimore book festival. i'm kim dacey. that story next. >> first, a programming note. we have "sunday questions" we have "sunday questions" tomorrow morning. - ( music playing ) - we know technology can make you more connected. but now it can make you more connected to your doctor through e-mail. test results from home.
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>> in this morning's "medical alert" finds america is heaviest . obesity is growing. they call on food companies for advertising healthy foods to children. >> whether is the last time you finished prescriptions? chances are you have unwanted pills. there is something you can do about it in the first nationwide take-back program. the latest from capitol hill. >> it was president an illegal drug that took 18 timmy's life but a prescription painkiller .
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his girlfriend's mother also gave her one pill for the pain. >> we took him to the hospital. a parent's worst nightmare. they said timmy was tead. -- dead. >> like a gun amnesty program, the government is asking -- >> if you have unneeded prescriptions, now is the time to dispose of them. >> they can be dropped at 3,400 sites nationwide saturday where legal be disposed of no questions asked. last year a similar program in new jersey netted more than 3.5 million pills. prescription drugs now the fastest growing drug problem with an estimated seven million nonmedical users in 2009. the d.e.a. is still going after dealers. this recent oxycodone bust just outside a virginia school. >> we have kids that in all
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honesty per seeve prescription drugs as much safer than illegal drugs. >> but they are not just getting drugs from dealers, and so saturday the focus will be a lot closer to home. it might be one of your child's friends coming into your house and asking to use the bathroom, rifling through your medicine cabinet. >> cabinets they hope will soon be a little less dangerous. >> now, officials say it is not good enough to just throw the pills away, and flushing them can get into the water supply. so for a turn-in site near you, you can check out dea.gov. >> for the closest drop-off location to you go to www.wbaltv.com and click on "medical alert." >> who doesn't like getting a massage, but massage may do more than relax you. now there is evidence it may boost your immune system. researchers gave a group of volunteers either light or deep
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tissue swedish massage. blood samples indicate significant decreases in stress hormones and increases in white blood cells which are part of the immune system. >> don't go away, we have much more ahead. first a look at events going on around town this weekend.
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>> the 37th annual greek festival ask underway this weekend in timonium. organizers promise there is something for everybody. >> also going on this weekend is the 15th annual book festival. more than 15,000 book worms are expected to take over this weekend. kim dacey has more. >> the books and vendors are here and mount vernonon place is ready to go for the 15th annual book festival. >> it is a festival in that we have a lot of book offers, but we also have lots of food and entertainment, children as a -- children's activities based on the spoken word. >> it is expected to generate $4.5 million for the local economy, and it is not hard to see why. they have nearly 100 vendors of
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food, activities, and 1,000 books. >> there are also stages and tents. they set up shop at the festival every year. >> it is fantastic. how often do you get to spend an entire weekend outside talking about books? >> in addition to supporting independently-owned book shops from baltimore and across the country, you can also hear some nagsly -- nationanlly known authors. >> we have dr. ounce's daughter, her cook book. >> that cookbook includes a state-of-the-art kitchen where author also be dishing up recipes to try. organizers say there is truly something for everyone. >> the book festival runs through thursday. for more information, you can find a lincoln our -- a link on
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our web site. >> and you a guy from tyra's show will be there, nigel. >> 5:47. 72 -- 5:27. >> lindsay lohan is free. find out how much money made it happen. >> they are creepy, crawly, and disgusting. they stink. why the recent wave of stink bugs is invading your home and the best ways to get rid of them when "11 news saturday morning" continues. bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich.
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he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. es tax on everything you buy? that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense.
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23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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>> welcome back to "11 news saturday morning." our top stories in a moment. >> first a look outside with john. is it supposed to be fall or autumn? >> we're all confused. it has been crazy all summer, spring, and so far autumn. >> and winter. >> winter was winter. it paid off way on the edge. >> so we're going to try to straighten this out a little bit. we have to do it in steps. we just don't want to make a hard right turn or left turn because that -- >> ok. >> let's look at the radar. it is an indicator of changes coming. there is a cool front moving into the mountains. so it is still west of us. we still have warm air. that front is generating a narrow band of clouds. it is clear overhead now, but once you get to fred county west, and in those clouds -- get
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to frederick county, and in those clouds, a little rain. not a lot of rain, but the cold front does take temperatures down, so we will not be as warm today as yesterday and even cooler tomorrow. so we will detail it with the insta-weather plus forecast. >> now to a creepy, crawly story. >> people are calling asking how to get rid of stink bugs to local exterminators, but kai reed says, don't count on a quick fix. >> it's so gross. they hit you in the face. they are all over. >> the garage, the siding, the windows, even inside the house. an exterminateor spent hours spraying, but here she is vacuuming them up. >> if you capture them, they
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smell so terrible. i can't get rid of them. >> stink bugs were first spotted in the u.s. 10 years ago but only made a large appearance in our area over the last couple years. they like their warmer days and cooler nights. right now they are looking for a place to hide out for the winter. >> high ber nature, -- hibernates, basically. >> he said the owner of what a stink bug produces is what attracts them back to the same place each year. >> it gets worse and worse each year. >> he suggests sealing anywhere the bugs can get in. an exterminateor can also spray a pesticide. >> the industry is looking for a type of lure or some type of control measure to be more successful.
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>> as in harriet seas case, don't expect the pests to leave soon. >> kai reed, wbal-tv 11 news. >> while there is no cure for the stink bug now, the numbers should start to reduce after the first frost. >> they are going to come out again in the spring. >> bed bugs, stink bugs. too many bugs. >> a half dozen students are recovering at home this morning after their school bus was in an accident with two other vehicles. it happened after 8:00 friday morning with route 155. officials say six students from meadowvale elementary were taken to the hospital. they were told all injuries were minor. the driver of the s.u.v. was taken to shock trauma. his condition is not known. 11 news spoke with a parnlte
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nearby. >> it is extremely frighten king, especially since i have -- it is extremely frightening since i have school-age kids that ride the bus. >> the cause of the accident is still under investigation. >> a 3 1/2 month search for a suspect in a pair of sexual assaults in woodlawn has ended in an arrest. lamont garrison is being held without bond. meanwhile detectives say they are looking into other crimes they believe he is responsible for. >> baltimore county can expect $4.9 million from the feds. that's three quarters of the total of $6.5 million associated with the storm rm's cost. fema has already given the state $30 million for the two snowstorms. bonds will help pay for roadway clean-up and roadway laboring costs. >> coming up, a baltimore city
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principal. >> and stephen colbert went to capitol hill to make crucial statements on immigration reform.
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>> the live h.d. doppler radar. the satellite imaginary is in here, too. they don't show up all that well. you can see a couple sprinkles up around west virginia into pennsylvania. behind that, in ohio and just into west virginia, western west virginia, just west of the mountains, there is a cool
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front. it reaches down into tennessee. the rain is much more vigorous down in tennessee, mississippi, and alabama than it is this far north. when the front comes through, you have to make changes. that's all right. if we get out of the 90's and only be in the 70's or 80's over the weekend, that will be a step in the right direction anyway. let's look at the current readings outside. it is warm this for this time of year. humidity still up in. 66%. 29.87 the pair metric fresh. that's low. it has been showing a falling tendency for the past couple hours. that front still is west of us and moving in. southwest wind at 3 miles per hour. litter winds become more westerly and will help drop humidity a bit and hold temperatures down. i mentioned rainfall. we had less than an inch of rain, and we have a deficit of 2
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1/4 inches. there is significant rain in the forecasts, but not for the weekend. we're getting a bit of the best of both worlds here. camebridge 77. salisbury 73. edgewood 75. parkton 72. west minute -- westminster 70. clouds are almost in the town now. it is only a narrow band of clouds. very little rain with us. the front will be coming in later and sliding just to our south. then it slows down. and in will be several waves moving along this front over the next day or so, and each of those will bring rain up our way. and we could use it. so this is not all bad news, plus there will be a second system out to the west which will be adding to the mix here. so we do have a couple days of rain in the forecast as early as
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next week, but not for the weekend, really. mostly sunny today. so we'll experience a few clouds today and the sun will be back. it will be unseasonnably warm, but only in the 80's, not the 90's, and humidity will be down a bit. insta-weather futurecast shows the front passing through, so by 4:00 in the afternoon, any clouds associated will be on the way out. we see no rain here at all. watch what happens as we go into sunday. we see moisture in the south. then rain chances finally sneak into the picture by sunday night into monday and then into tuesday, and this could be a significant rain fall. here's the forecast. 85 today, 81. humidity down, temperatures falling. tomorrow a lot of clouds. with a 30 chance for rain late in the day probably after sunset. and for the game on sunday, it looks like we'll see a mix of clouds and some sun and temperatures around 70 at game time. then a good rain chance monday and tuesday tapering off
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wednesday. all next week highs in the 70's with lows in the 50's and 60's. >> entertainer eddie fisher has died. he sold millions of song. in 1959 his divorce from debbie ren olds to marry elizabeth taylor, garnered a lith lot of criticism. eddie fisher was 82 years old. >> lindsay lohan is free today. she was sent to jail after failing a court-ordered drug test. she faced a month in jail but another judge reversed that decision and said lohan could get out on bail moneyful she's
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due out -- back in court when it will be determined if she violated probation. >> stephen colbert took his humor to the serious issue of illegal farm immigrant workers. colbert is shown here packing corn and picking beans on the farm as part of a challenge from a pro-immigrant labor group. he was asked to relay his experiences. y participated in the ufw's take our jobs campaign. one of only 16 people in america to take up the challenge. though that number may increase in the near future as i understand many democrats may be looking for work come november. >> jokes aside, colbert did make serious comments about the needs for immigration reform. >> find out just what's at stake. >> and one baltimore city school
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principle is taking the spotlight on success, and how her actions could affect other schools in this morning's "education alert." >> first a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. ♪ i thought it was over here... ♪ [car horn honks] our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪
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you'll never go back to your old duster. [ funny voice ] hey, duster! wanna attract dust like swiffer 360 duster? then try the magnet hat! ♪ whoa! wow! [ female announcer ] sorry, duster, but swiffer 360 dusters attract dust with over 500,000 fibers and lock it away to clean better than a feather duster.
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swiffer's built smarter to clean better. ♪ she blinded me with science >> in education alert, a new contract in the works for baltimore city officials. they are calling it landmark but no one wants to talk about details yet. contract talks have been going on sips the first of the year.
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no secret teachers vice president been given raises in three years. the head of the teachers union says his new proposal would address long-standing concerns. >> our teachers said they wanted a voice at the workplace. they wanted to have input into what the staff development would be like. they wanted to be in charge of their movement and their growth, and so we listened to that. >> in a statement, the school superintendent said this would put strugs instructional effectiveness at the core. they are will be an assessment next week. >> a nationally broadcast in-depth conversation about improving education in america and a baltimore city principal will be part of those discussions. tim tooten has more. >> short a says -- fo --
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>> west port academy will be in the national spotlight, force dramatic turn-around. student test scores are up, and the sool is no longer on a state watch list. and that's why the school's principal has been invited to new york to tell her story. she's quick to give credit where she says credit is two. >> i would have to say that i have the best staff, a group of people who are truly commit today students and their families. >> get your cards. malik. >> i have a turn! >> it all starts in the classroom when teachers are given the freedom to change. >> the administration has encouraged the teachers to work as a community and be able to take ownership of what what's going on in our classrooms and to really do the things that we need to do to be successful and to help our students achieve.
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>> but there is a clear plan of action in westport, one heavy on the basics, especially reading. >> our key word here is execution, because we can come up with the best plans, but if we are not executing the plans, it is not going to work. >> nina owens a dedicated school volunteer who is on campus five days a week. >> there is always room for extra hands. this is something extra she won't have to do. it is the kind of spirit west port leaders hope will catch on beyond the schoolhouse. >> tim tooten, l wbal-tv 11 news. >> besides the west port principal, dr. alonzo will be on a panel discussing educational change agents. baltimore county school chief and kirk schmoak are among those
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attending the education summit. be sure to tune in on monday. tim tooten will be heading up to the big apple for education nation. >> a backout called for at m&t stadium. >> ideas that pump up the crowd while raising money for a good cause. >> coming up in sports, week four of high school football four of high school football coverage. four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do.
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>> good morning. "extra points" high school football coverage. each week we want to hear from you. you have a chance to vote on the "game of the week." north carroll vs. south carroll. most votes came for south carroll. a good team. averaging more than 40 points a game. anthony nardo airs it out to dan mardin. they connect a lot. 13-0 cavaliers.
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then the pump of the cavaliers looks like they thought better of it. for that, we're going to give an a in decision making. great job reading the blocks. rides the wall of blockers. in the second. nardo. the end stone. the half to that connection. south carroll 41-0. saverna park played host to southern. the defense struggled. back to pass. not once but twice. he got some good ones. out in front, not to be caught. he goes 55 yards and a touchdown. extra point no good. 6-0. later in the third, jarrell williams from three yards out.
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southern gets the rare road shutout winning 20-0. friday afternoon, dunbar in the city. keeping it on the ground. johnson a tough 14 yards. host of different guys able to carry the ball for dunbar. he's on the q.b. for the short touchdown. 14-0. dunbar leads. small plays. big ones, too. so much fun to watch. by the way, you can see on the field, not going to be too bad when we get the rain in the near future. there is the long touchdown run. dunbar runs from mirtl. msh myrtle 34-7. jeff chase untouched. great play call. lakers at the half. third quarters, boys laughing in the end zone. nice moves there.
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not quite into the end zone. down to the three minute. sets up brandon barnes. hangs on to win it from there 16-12. >> for more friday night high school football coverage log on to www.wbaltv.com, your home for baltimore area high school football. last seen, the orioles did not get off to a great star in the opener. jose batista now has a major league leading 52 on the season. that's a look at sports. i'm pete gilbert. we'll see you back here tonight at 6:00. >> if you are into remolet control planes, and who is not, you will want to plake your way to southwest area parks. sky team 11 was over practice flights. the event will be today and sunday at the southwest area park. the events -- the event is free.
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>> 5:56. 72 degrees on tv hill. here's a look at head. >> a howard county school in shock after one of their staff was found guilty of sexual abuse. we'll have the latest. >> and the newest political ad. what's true and what isn't? an 11 news fact check. >> cool front moving in. only a few clouds and sprinks. so we don't get much rain out of this. insta-weather plus forecast just ahead.
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>> the race for states attorney was one of the most hotly contested. jessamy was defeated in a hotly contested race. jessamy spent 15 yars working to engage and educate the community on criminal justice issues while serving as top prosecutor. her efforts to prosecute crime as well as treatment and intervention have impacted our city and state. now bernstein has promised to take responsibility for reducing crime. he vowed to increase conviction rates, target repeat offenders.
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those are lofty goals in a city where violent crime has been a problem. he cannot do it alone. a fresh start with a new prosecutor is a chance for all entities of the justice system to join forces, share resources, and work together. as bernstein takes his position, it will make the police, legislators, and all sports services with a unified goal of making baltimore a staver city for all. while bernstein will not officially win the office until september 2, he has unofficially won the job and all the challenges that come with it. inside